Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 31. From 1900 until now.
January 31 is under the sign of Aquarius.
Famous birthdays on this day include Justin Timberlake (1981), Portia de Rossi (1973) and Omraam Mikhaël Aivanhov (1900).
Several movies were released around January 31 over the years, such as Modern Times in 1936 directed by Charles Chaplin and Taxi Driver in 1976 directed by Martin Scorsese.
But much more happened on January 31 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around January 31 over the years?
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Which were the important events of January 31?
- 2019 American singer Mariah Carey performs her concert in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, despite Saudi women's rights activists calling for her to cancel it. (ABC News)
- 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A BBC study finds that, as of October 2017[update], the Taliban presently maintains control of or has some territorial presence in 70% of Afghanistan, with full control of 14 districts (totaling 4% of the country) and demonstrating an open physical militant presence in 263 others (encompassing the remaining 66% of the group's occupied territory). (Reuters)
- 2017 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian opposition agrees to surrender their remaining villages in the stretch between the Wadi Barada area and the Lebanon-Syria border, as well as the Rankous borderange for transportation of at least 250 rebel fighters to their stronghold in the Idlib Governorate. (Al Masdar News)
- 2016 Boko Haram insurgency: 2016 Dalori attack: At least 100 people are killed and hundreds others injured in an attack by Boko Haram militants on Dalori Village 4 kilometers from Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Sahara Reporters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 31 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2018 Camila Cabello Featuring Young Thug - Havana
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Justin Bieber - Sorry
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Pitbull Featuring Ke$ha - Timber
- 2013 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2012 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2011 Britney Spears - Hold It Against Me
- 2010 Ke$ha - TiK ToK
- 2009 Lady GaGa - Just Dance
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Top #1 Rock songs
Which were the most popular books released around January 31 over the years?
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